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Jesus turns wine into water – Catholics in India are appalled

An amusing ad for Australian meat was attacked today by the the Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) in India for, among other things, showing Jesus turning wine into water for a ‘designated driver’ attending a dinner party. According to this report, the Australian advertising campaign launched by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) features “revered” mythical figures […]

Bishop: ‘gays are like drunks, you can’t reason with them’

Portsmouth Bishop Philip Egan, above, reckons that when they are challenged, homosexuals ‘lash out, full of rage’ as a way of justifying their lifestyles. According to this report, he insisted: Like with a drunk, you can’t reason with them. Egan was commenting on angry reactions to comments made last Thursday on Good Morning Britain by […]

Nuns buried hundreds of children in unmarked graves

The lead story today in Scotland’s Sunday Post reveals that that more than 400 children who died at the Smyllum Park orphanage were buried by Catholic nuns in in a single unmarked grave. An investigation by the paper found that 402 babies, toddlers and children died there between 1864 and when it closed its doors […]

Catholic priest resigns after Ganesh is paraded in a church

Catholic priest Juan José Mateos Castro has been forced to resign after he allowed the Hindu god Ganesh to enter a Catholic Church in Spain’s Ceuta and Melilla, two autonomous Spanish communities located on the coast of North Africa. The Vicar General of the diocese that contains Our Lady of Africa welcomed a Hindu religious […]

Anti-gay marriage propaganda ignored by young Australians

The debate in Australia over same-sex marriage took a turn this week that’s left Catholic traditionalists spitting tacks. According to this report, Father Chris Middleton, above, rector of Xavier College, a “prestigious” Catholic school, called on the church to reflect on the overwhelming support for marriage equality among young people. He cited an Irish archbishop who […]

Malta church ceiling collapses. Same-sex marriage is blamed.

Part of the ceiling of the Ta’ Giezu church in Rabat collapsed last week, and LifeShiteNews is pinning the blame on the country’s recognition of gay marriage. It pointed out that Malta legalised same-sex marriage this summer: With practically no opposition from the country’s bishops. This happened just months after Malta’s bishops broke away from […]

Priest’s anger with God caused him to download child porn

Kevin Gugliotta, above, a former Catholic priest in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, reportedly told authorities that he downloaded porn to get revenge on God, whom he blamed for his gambling losses. Gugliotta, 55, of Mahwah, New Jersey, was arrested in September 2016 after a month-long investigation. He was eventually charged with 20 counts of child porn and […]

‘Cowardly, evil’ Catholic brother jailed in Brisbane for 8 years

Francis Brophy, 87, above, began an eight year jail sentence today (Monday) after Brisbane District Court judge William Everson found him guilty of sexually abusing nine ‘vulnerable and marginalised’ boys at a Queensland orphanage. Everson, according to this report, denounced Brophy as “a cowardly, evil paedophile” who preyed on defenceless boys at the Scenic Rim […]

Woman weds Jesus but the groom was otherwise tied up

Catholics do stoopid on a scale few other religions can match. This was most recently demonstrated in Fort Wayne when Jessica Hayes, 38 – ‘a beloved theology’ teacher at Bishop Dwenger High School – took Jesus Christ to be her awful lawful wedded husband. Jesus, who apparently had better things to do than attend this silly […]

Yet another ‘whoops’ moment for the Roman Catholic Church

At the beginning of July, Marcin A Nurek, 37, above, was ordained a priest – but before he could take up his a post as parochial vicar this month at St Catherine of Siena Church in Mountain Lakes in New Jersey, he was arrested for allegedly fondling a teen’s butt and telling her ‘you’re sexy’. Richard Sokerka, […]